A man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack in China against logins to Apple's iCloud is easily-detected by web browsers, but appears sophisticated in other ways.
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U2F is Universal 2nd Factor, the first FIDO Alliance standard for two-factor authentication. The goal: simple systems to combat phishing and other credential breaches.
Fingers have been pointed at the Chinese government over alleged cyberattacks targeted at Apple's iCloud with the aim of furtively lifting user data.
Staples has become the latest US retailer to have potentially suffered cyberattack.
It's only about a month since iOS 8.0 was released so there's not much new in security patches to add to 8.1. Two of the fixes also show up in a new Apple TV version.
There was a time, not long ago, when the biggest companies were cowed by the national security state. Now they aren't afraid to stand up for the rights and interests of their users.
A non-patch security update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 was causing systems to reboot. It's been a rough few months for Microsoft's update quality control.
In the era of BYOD, the less technical among us are prime targets for cybercrime attacks against your company. Learn the six top ways non-tech people get hacked.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending October 17, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
Patches are released for Mavericks, Mountain Lion, OS X Server and iTunes. A fix for the POODLE bug is included where appropriate. Most of the bugs are old ones in iTunes.